Weird Al Yankovic on My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic


It was bound to happen. “Weird Al” is voicing a character on My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

From USA Today

The appearance is particularly notable because it’s happening on a show that isn’t particularly known for featuring guest voices. Co-executive producer Jayson Thiessen, who directed the episode, told me the whole thing came together on Twitter.

“He tweeted a link to a video that some fans had made putting his music on clips of My Little Pony,” Thiessen says. “Then I tweeted back to him, ‘Weird Al and My LIttle Pony seem to go together really well. Would you ever do a voice gig on the show?'”

He adds, “That kind of got a big fan response. A year later, I got a direct message from him (saying), ‘If you want me to come on the show, I’d love to do it.'”

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